Story: Geological exploration

Monitoring earthquakes (2nd of 2)

Monitoring earthquakes

Earthquakes are displayed on computer screens as soon as they happen. This screen, at GeoNet headquarters in Lower Hutt, shows the effect of a magnitude 4.0 earthquake recorded at Makara, near Wellington, on 28 February 2005.

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Simon Nathan, 'Geological exploration - Studying the sea floor and earthquakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 June 2021)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006